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Venice is a magical Italian city, built on more than 100 small islands that are separated by marvellous canals and linked by beautiful bridges in a lagoon of the Adriatic Sea. This vibrant European city is world-famous for its awesome landscapes, traditional gondolas, Gothic palaces, preserved medieval city squares and immense spiritual sites. There is so much to explore here; take a gondola ride through the famed Grand Canal, wander the streets of Burano Island to explore an array of remarkable architectural buildings, watch a glass-blowing demonstration in Murano Island and climb the 19th century bastions at Lazzaretto Nuovo Island to enjoy 360-degree views of scenic landscapes. Brightsun Travel offers exclusive holiday packages to Venice from India.
Venice is home to lots of architectural wonders which make for amazing sightseeing opportunities. Visit Doges’ Palace, one of the most beautiful landmarks in Italy which features striking balconies, intricate carvings and magnificent Gothic facades in white limestone. Head to the spectacular St Mark’s Basilica church to discover its magnificent domes, various Gothic paintings, stunning mosaics and Byzantine architectural styles. You can also visit Rialto Bridge, an impressive stone arch bridge which is considered the beating heart of Venice and an important crossing-place of the city’s Grand Canal. Other alluring sightseeing attractions in Venice include the Church of Madonna dell’Orto, the Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and the Church of Santa Maria dei Carmini.
Venice is home to some of Italy’s finest museums and art galleries. The main must-visit venue is the Accademia Gallery of Venice, one of the world’s great museums with more than 800 paintings from the 14th-18th centuries. Another fantastic museum worth visiting in Venice is the Museo Correr which displays an extensive range of maps, weapons and manuscripts, as well as marble sculptures created by one of the world’s greatest neoclassical artists, Antonio Canova. You can also step inside the Ca’ Pesaro Gallery which displays over 3,000 Japanese and Chinese artifacts from the Edo period. Contact Brightsun Travel to book luxury holidays to Venice and look forward to exploring the incredible attractions of this immense city.